Monday, February 22, 2010

Yale's writing

Yale students swept this year’s Atlantic Monthly Student Writing Contest, taking first, second and third place and two honorable mentions. English Department lecturer Fred Strebeigh boasted that over the recent history of the Atlantic contest, work written by Yale students has taken 46 percent of first prizes and 32 percent of all nonfiction awards.
--Yale Daily News on a rebuttal to Simon Rich's writing advice to aspiring writers at Yale. Read the advice here.

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